Narrative Lectionary Year 3

  • Creation and Fall: Genesis 2:4b-7, 15-17; 3:1-8
  • God Promise to Abraham: Genesis 15:1-6
  • God Works through Joseph: Genesis 37:3-8, 17b-22, 26-34; 50:15-21
  • The Promise of Passover: Exodus 12:1-13; 13:1-8
  • Golden Calf: Exodus 32:1-14
  • God Answers Hannah: 1 Samuel 1:9-11, 19-20; 2:1-10
  • God's Promise to David: 2 Samuel 7:1-17
  • God’s Care for the Widow: 1 Kings 17:1-16 (17-24)
  • Jonah and God’s Mercy: Jonah 1:1-17; 3:1-10 (4:1-11)
  • God Calls Isaiah: Isaiah 6:1-8
  • God Promises a New Covenant: Jeremiah 36:1-8, 21-23, 27-28; 31:31-34
  • Daniel’s Hope in God: Daniel 6:6-27
  • Joel: God’s Promised Spirit: Joel 2:12-13, 28-29
  • The Spirit of the Lord Is Upon Me: Isaiah 61:1-11
  • Jesus’ Birth Announced: Luke 1:26-49
  • Birth of Jesus: Luke 2:1-14 [15-20]
  • Shepherds Visit: Luke 2:8-20
  • Simeon and Anna: Luke 2:21-38
  • Jesus’ Baptism: Luke 3:1-22
  • Sermon at Nazareth: Luke 4:14-30
  • Fish for People: Luke 5:1-11
  • Healing on the Sabbath: Luke 6:1-16
  • Raising the Widow’s Son: Luke 7:1-17
  • Are You the One?: Luke 7:18-35
  • Forgiven at Jesus’ Feet: Luke 7:36-50
  • Transfiguration: Luke 9:28-45
  • Jesus Turns to Jerusalem: Luke 9:51-62
  • Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-42
  • Lament over Jerusalem: Luke 13:1-9, 31-35
  • Lost Sheep, Coin, Son: Luke 15:1-32
  • Rich Man and Lazarus: Luke 16:19-31
  • Zacchaeus: Luke 18:31-19:10
  • Triumphal Entry: Luke 19:29-44
  • Last Supper: Luke 22:1-27
  • Crucifixion: Luke 23:32-47
  • Resurrection: Luke 24:1-12
  • Emmaus Road: Luke 24:13-35
  • Stephen's Witness: Acts 6:1-7:2a, 44-60
  • Ethiopian Eunuch Baptized: Acts 8:26-39
  • Council at Jerusalem: Acts 15:1-17
  • Living by Faith: Galatians 1:13-17; 2:11-21
  • One in Christ: Galatians 3:1-9, 23-29
  • Pentecost: Acts 2:1-4; Galatians 4:1-7

Narrative Lectionary Year 2

  • Garden of Eden: Genesis 2:4b-25
  • Isaac Born to Sarah: Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7
  • Jacob Wrestles with God: Genesis 32:22-30
  • Moses and God's Name: Exodus 1:8-14; 3:1-15
  • Hear O Israel: Deuteronomy 5:1-21; 6:4-9
  • Ruth: Ruth 1:1-17
  • David Anointed King: 2 Samuel 5:1-5; 6:1-5; Psalm 150
  • Kingdom Divided: 1 Kings 12:1-17, 25-29
  • Elijah at Mount Carmel: 1 Kings 18:20-39
  • Hosea: Hosea 11:1-9
  • Isaiah's Vineyard Song: Isaiah 5:1-7; 11:1-5
  • Josiah's Reform: 2 Kings 22:1-10; [14-20]; 23:1-3
  • Isaiah of the Exile: Isaiah 40:1-11
  • Rebuilding the Temple: Ezra 1:1-4, 3:1-4, 10-13
  • Zechariah's Song: Luke 1:5-13 (2:57-80)
  • Birth of Jesus: Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)
  • Shepherds Visit: Luke 2:8-20
  • Beginning of Good News: Mark 1:1-20
  • Jesus' Ministry Begun: Mark 1:21-45
  • Jesus Heals and Teaches: Mark 2:1-22
  • Parables in Mark: Mark 4:1-34
  • Jairus' Daughter Healed: Mark 5:21-43
  • Death of John the Baptist: Mark 6:1-29
  • Peter's Confession, Transfiguration: Mark 8:27-9:8
  • Passion Prediction: Mark 9:30-37
  • First Last and Last First: Mark 10:17-31
  • Bartimaeus Healed: Mark 10:32-52
  • Parable of the Tenants: Mark 12:1-12
  • Great Commandment: Mark 12:28-44
  • The End of the Age: Mark 13:1-8, 24-37
  • Triumphal Entry, Anointed at Bethany: Mark 11:1-11; 14:3-9
  • The Last Supper, Prayer in Gethsemane: Mark 14:22-42
  • Crucifixion: Mark 15:16-39
  • Resurrection: Mark 16:1-8
  • You Shall Be My Witnesses: Acts 1:1-14
  • Peter Heals in Jerusalem: Acts 3:1-10
  • Church at Thessalonica: Acts 17:1-9; 1 Thess. 1:1-10
  • Church at Corinth: Acts 18:1-4; I Cor. 1:10-18
  • Faith, Hope, and Love: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13
  • Death Swallowed in Life: 1 Corinthians 15:1-26
  • Gifts of the Spirit: Acts 2:1-4; 1 Corinthians 12:1-13